How the U.S. Government Works

ebook ...and how it all comes together to make a nation

By Syl Sobel J.D.

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This updated, easy-to-read book about the United States for kids explains the federal system as it works today. It also discusses why the framers of the Constitution created the U.S. government in the 18th century and the purposes it was designed to serve.

Parents, teachers, and gift givers will find:

  • an easy-to-read book about a complex subject revised for the classroom and home
  • curriculum aligned vocabulary, expanded glossary, discussion questions, and resource guide
  • information on how presidents and other officials are elected or appointed
  • Described are the Legislative branch, composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives; the Executive branch, headed by the President with the Cabinet members; and the Judicial branch, comprised of the Supreme Court of the United States and the lower federal courts throughout the nation.

    How the U.S. Government Works